Nutrition and Dietetics Program


The mission of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program at Western Carolina University:

To p rovide a sound academic foundation that facilitates the development of effective, engaged dietetic professionals who will integrate their knowledge, skills and values in application of current evidence in food and nutrition science to improve the health of individuals and diverse communities.

Earn a B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics through the accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics at WCU

Some of the highlights of our program include:

  • Award-winning student professional club
  • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Undergraduate award recognition opportunities

The Didactic Program in Dietetics at Western Carolina University is currently granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council on Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois, 60606-6995.  Phone: 800/877-1600.

Come learn more about the program—review the curriculum, learn about the Dietetic Internship (DI)browse our FAQsmeet our faculty, and contact us with your questions.


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